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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Network Rail plans to borrow an extra £1bn to deliver the Government’s rail enhancements plans for England and Wales after calculating... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
The Government’s rail franchising adviser has called on ministers to devolve responsibility for more English rail franchises to local... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
THE HIGHWAYS Agency this week said it was pressing ahead with the implementation of a new design of managed motorway despite continuing concerns... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Travel concession authorities in England outside London cut expenditure on concessionary travel by 5% in real terms in 2011/12, according to ... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is advising local authorities to review ‘keep left’ bollards on pedestrian refuge islands and other items of roadside furniture,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
Local authorities have protected revenue spending on highway maintenance despite reductions in grant funding, figures compiled by the Government... continue
Local Transport Today
People/people
Peter Strachan has left his post as head of major projects at the DfT.... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is to revise guidance on travel plans, transport assessments, and street design in England as part of sweeping reforms to planning... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The coalition's mid-term review commits the Government to giving local areas larger single funding pots. The Government said it will both increase... continue
Categories: Road building, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport officers from all the emerging Local Transport Bodies in England are being invited to attend a meeting in Birmingham on 18th January to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is seeking local enterprise partnership backing for bids for its new £170m local pinch point fund for schemes to remove transport... continue
New Transit
Technology News
Already established in US cities including Indianapolis, Los Angeles and Washington, Streetline has announced its imminent first European deployment... continue
Categories: Car, Technology, Other, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport minister Norman Baker has promised the DfT's fares and ticketing review will simplify the fare structure and improve value-for-money for... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT hopes to speed up the delivery of local authority road schemes in England by scrapping the requirement for projects that connect to the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is consulting on  reforming the formula used to allocate integrated transport block grant to local authorities. The reforms could see a... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Highways Agency has published four protocols explaining how it will engage with local authorities and developers on planning. The protocols cover... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has no plans to use legislation to set the age when young people start paying adult public transport fares. “We do not plan to enforce... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is to ask a number of local authorities to lead detailed case studies into how Local Sustainable Transport Funds have helped meet economic... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
Highway authorities have been urged to ensure that they take account of DfT guidance in their decision-making following the recent High Court ruling... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local Sustainable Transport Fund projects have tried a number of innovative ideas to change travel behaviour across England. The conference heard... continue
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